Alba Palace


Italian Cities, Florence

  • Located 800 metres from the Duomo in the centre of Florence
  • Great value for money

Comprised of three historical buildings, the Alba Palace stands besides the cloisters of Santa Maria Novella, 800 metres from the Duomo in the historic centre of Florence and only 200 metres from the Santa Maria Novella station (Florence's main train station). The buildings surround the covered courtyard, now the hotel's breakfast room built in typical Florentine style. All the bedrooms are positioned around the central courtyard and are cosy and quiet.

The recent renovation of the building has combined the ancient origins of terracotta, stone and wrought iron originally used in these traditional buildings together with the modern comforts you will find in every room today. The Alba Palace is ideally located for exploring Florence and the lobby bar is a great place to unwind after a fun-filled day.

The hotel has 28 rooms (official rating 3 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.



Bars & Restaurants

Breakfast room

Included With: Bed & Breakfast

A continental breakfast is served daily in the Alba breakfast hall. Enjoy a delicious selection of typical Italian and Tuscan pastries, meats, cheese, cakes, fruit, yoghurt, fresh bread and Italian coffee. 

Open 7.30am - 10am. 

Wifi & Parking

Wifi & Parking

Stay connected with the wifi free of charge.

Parking is available in a nearby garage at a cost of €20 per day. Valet Parking is available at €25 per day.

About the location
Holidays in Florence allow you to experience one of Europe’s most culturally and historically significant cities. Florence is a vibrant city nestled among the idyllic green hills of Tuscany. It retains a sense of intimacy and romance thanks to its relatively small size, while also offering a remarkable selection of museums, galleries, and restaurants, which continue to impress even the most regular visitor. Every stroll has the potential for something remarkable, whether it’s peering out of the Vasari Corridor or wandering across the Giardino di Boboli. Alternatively, for those looking to relax, there are beautiful vistas to be seen while enjoying a rooftop aperitivi in the evening.

Perhaps most known for its remarkable historical architecture, you will easily find renowned pieces of art by famous artists such as Filippo Brunelleschi, Leon Battista Alberti, and Michelangelo throughout the city. Florence continues to celebrate this tradition with impressive modern buildings, notably The New Florence Opera House, maintaining the city’s reputation as a marvel from every angle. Any visiting foodies will undoubtedly revel in Florence’s food culture, from its seven Michelin starred restaurants to the brilliant bustle of the Mercato Centrale. For peaceful and romantic retreats, there are numerous opportunities for short trips to the surrounding landscapes and towns, allowing for blissful escapes into Italy’s rural life.
Transfer time
The hotel is 20 minutes from Florence airport. No transfers included. To add transfers or book car hire, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking and we will talk you through the options.
Twin Room

Max 4 adults

Twin Rooms are decorated in typical Florentine style with terracotta, stone and wrought iron furnishings. All rooms have twin beds but double beds are available on request. It is possible to book a room with two additional single beds to accommodate four adults or two adults and two children.

a bedroom with a bed and desk in a small room
Single Room

Max 1 adult, 1 cot

Single Rooms are available on request, please call to book.


Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 7 nights or more between 03 January 2022 -  01 January 2023.

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Beautiful Hotel - Great Location
Les W,
Tripadvisor review Sep 26 2022
This is a lovely little hotel, 5 minutes walk from Santa Maria Novella Train Station and just 10 minutes walk from the Duomo, Uffizi, Accademia and other attractions. We had a double room on 3rd...
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Not very good hotel
karengiddings, Vancouver, Canada
Tripadvisor review Sep 09 2022
The hotel is Ok, it has a very old look and the rooms look very outdated, but it???s comfortable and relatively clean. As soon as I entered the room I saw a stained pillowcase, which os not the best...
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What our customers think

We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 90 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist

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What our customers think

We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 90 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist